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Workers are nearing completion with a few finishing touches needed inside and some landscaping and concrete work scheduled for the exterior, sidewalks, and courtyard still to come. More information on the time of the ceremony will be available soon.

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Pratt school district looking outside for efficiency,Z=728x90?rssfeed=true Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 +0000 Carol Bronson,Z=728x90
At Monday’s Board of Education meeting, a representative of Building Controls and Services, Inc., in Wichita gave a broad outline of a plan to reduce costs by 20 to 30 percent, paying for upgrades in [...]]]>
Lions Club considers purchase of vision screening tool,Z=728x90?rssfeed=true Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 +0000 Gale Rose,Z=728x90
Sylvia Reinhardt, of the Kansas Lions Sight Foundation, will demonstrate "Pedia-Vision" to the Pratt Lions club at their April 23 meeting, said Pratt Lion and District Governor Linda Looney.

Also on hand to watch the demonstration will be Lions Past District Governor Mel Barnett of the [...]]]>
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She was instrumental in the development of the Fox Theatre in Hutchinson and has consulted and coordinated with various developers on several other theatrical facilities.

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Avalanche sweeps down Mount Everest, killing at least 12,Z=728x90?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000,Z=728x90 Sub scours ocean for missing Malaysia Airlines jet,Z=728x90?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000,Z=728x90 Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87,Z=728x90?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:58:53 +0000 By The Associated Press,Z=728x90 MEXICO CITY — Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City around midday, according to people close to his family. He was 87.

Widely considered the most popular Spanish-language writer since Miguel de Cervantes in the 17th century, Garcia Marquez achieved literary celebrity that spawned comparisons to Mark Twain and Charles [...]]]> Doomed ferry's sharp turn, slow evacuation probed,Z=728x90?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:57:56 +0000,Z=728x90 3 protesters killed in attack on Ukrainian base,Z=728x90?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:52:39 +0000,Z=728x90 Morning Jolt: Evacuation order came too late for many on sinking ferry,Z=728x90?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:51:48 +0000,Z=728x90 In the news

An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, a crew member said Thursday.

The first instructions from the captain [...]]]> Tax Freedom Day Arrives in Kansas on April 18,Z=728x90?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 +0000,Z=728x90 Today in the News: Chelsea Clinton says she's pregnant,Z=728x90?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:59:24 +0000,Z=728x90 News to know

Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year. The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced at a Clinton Foundation event in New York that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are "very excited" to be having their first child later this year. The former first lady says she's "really excited" about becoming a grandmother and it makes the work of [...]]]> Business update: Detroit sees more deals ahead in bankruptcy case,Z=728x90?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:57:19 +0000,Z=728x90 Texas town still recovering a year after deadly plant explosion,Z=728x90?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:55:57 +0000,Z=728x90 Robot sub makes first complete search for Malaysia Airlines plane,Z=728x90?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:54:23 +0000,Z=728x90 Senator praises community initiative for hospital,Z=728x90?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:57:27 +0000 Gale Rose,Z=728x90
Roberts, the hospital board, Health Foundation members and some hospital staff were led though the ground floor construction area while Spencer Levine, Hutton Construction project manager, described where each element was located in the work area.

Roberts said he was impressed [...]]]>
Skyline explores funding options,Z=728x90?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:54:26 +0000 Gale Rose,Z=728x90 Business update: Toyota Camry gets a top-to-bottom makeover,Z=728x90?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:53:09 +0000,Z=728x90 Today in the News: Search continues for those missing from ferry disaster,Z=728x90?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:50:32 +0000,Z=728x90 News to know

Some 160 coast guard and navy divers searched for survivors inside the wreckage of a ferry that sank off of South Korea this morning. Cho Man-yong, a coast guard spokesman, said 16 divers approached the ferry Wednesday night but failed to get inside because the current was too strong. He said the water was very muddy and visibility [...]]]>,Z=728x90 delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:43:02 +0000,Z=728x90 delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:43:03 +0000